Are you a true team player who is highly interested in making a difference and improving education globally?HundrED is now looking for a full-time Project Coordinator to join the Helsinki-based team in their mission of improving education through impactful innovations!  In this role, you will be working with HundrED’s Tailor-Made projects, which aim to help education systems to identify and implement educational innovations effectively. Your diverse tasks will vary from project management to maintaining positive stakeholder relationships to for example workshop facilitation, implementation planning, and data collection.

Type: Full-time
Location: Pursimiehenkatu 26 C, Helsinki
Application DL: 16.8.2022

 

HundrED is now looking for a full-time Project Coordinator to join the Helsinki-based team in their mission of improving education globally! In this role, you will be working with HundrED’s Tailor-Made projects. Tailor-Made projects help education systems to identify and implement educational innovations effectively. Each of the Tailor-Made projects involves research, media, community, and impact teams to work together to facilitate the implementation of exceptional education innovations. You can read more about HundrED’s Tailor-Made projects here.

 

As a Project Coordinator, you have a crucial role in supporting the Project Lead in managing and delivering the Tailor-Made projects.  Your diverse tasks will vary from project management, positive stakeholder relationships to workshop facilitation, implementation planning, data collection, and reporting. More specifically, your tasks will include:

 

  • Project management and execution: taking into account goals, timelines, budgets, and strategic priorities.

  • Internal & external stakeholder management to hit all deadlines on time and to the agreed-upon specifications.

  • Building relationships and maintaining communication with the key project participants (school leaders, teachers, and innovators) and ensuring they are fully engaged with the project

  • Designing, managing, and delivering the key events in the project together with the Project Lead

  • Leading brainstorming sessions with team members and external vendors to develop different aspects of the projects.

  • Facilitating qualitative and quantitative data collection throughout the project.

  • Coordinating with project participants (innovators, school leaders, teachers) to plan for innovation implementation

  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving challenges that come up to find a mutually agreeable way forward

  • Project reporting

 

You will be based in HundrED’s office in Helsinki. The contract is fixed-term until spring 2024, with a possibility for extension.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

You could be our dream candidate if you already have prior experience in managing or coordinating projects,  and you are proud of your prioritization and organizing skills.. As a person, you are curious to learn more and you are willing to improve how things are done. Since HundrED is a growing and evolving company, we hope you feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changes easily, and are willing to take on new challenges. Most importantly, you are a true team player who is highly interested in making a difference and improving education globally.

 

We hope you have:

  • Relevant educational background, preferably Master’s level

  • Experience in project management and good project management skills

  • Experience in working with education systems

  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and drive to take initiative

  • Good presentation skills and ability to facilitate meetings or workshops

  • Fluency in English – skills in Finnish and/or in Swedish are seen as an asset

 

 We consider as an asset:

  • Experience in facilitating workshops

  • Familiarity with different project management tools

 

What HundrED offers you: 

  • Truly meaningful work in a non-profit organization where you can make a difference in improving education both locally and globally

  • Challenging and diverse work tasks and good possibilities for professional growth – at HundrED, your vision and insight are appreciated

  • Good onboarding and support from your supervisor and colleagues

  • Multicultural, fast-paced working environment, and possibilities to learn from professionals from all over the world

  • Cozy office in the heart of Helsinki with unlimited coffee supply

  • Flexible working environment and opportunities for partly remote work

 

Sounds like you?

If so, please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by latest the 16th of August via our application system here: https://emp.jobylon.com/applications/jobs/133294/create/. We will also appreciate if you could please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email.In addition to your resume and motivation letter, your future colleagues would be happy to get to know you via a video greeting. If you wish, you can submit to your application a maximum 2-minute video where we would like to hear what makes working at HundrED an interesting opportunity for you.

You can familiarize yourself with HundrED here: https://hundred.org/en. For more information regarding the application process, you may contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Sofia Latva-Koivisto (+358 50 321 4473, sofia.latva-koivisto(at)atalent.fi) on Tuesday 9th of August at 2 pm and on Monday 15th of August at 2pm.

In this position, you will be employed directly by HundrED.